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Windy City BBQ Classic

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South Loop »

More than 70 "pit masters" from across the country will fire up their grills next month. 

Avondale »

Jared Leonard plans to bring a smoker on wheels and cook two 15-pound briskets during the long wait.

Armour Square »

Chef John Schultz will represent Bridgeport at Sunday's citywide barbecue bonanza at Soldier Field.

Wrigleyville »

Guests are encouraged to give input on ribs before the recipes are served up in a national competition.

West Loop »

Joe Woodel, of Rogers Park, hit the road to sell his smoked brisket, chicken and ribs around the city.

West Rogers Park »

No electricity or gas is allowed at "Chicago's premier pitmaster competition."

West Rogers Park »

The three-year-old smokehouse brought Southern-style barbecue to the neighborhood.